When early European and Asian merchants were just beginning to build ancient cities and establishing trade centers along the Silk Road, Azerbaijan was already there. When ancient traders walked on unpaved, unsafe paths from Europe, Asia, Africa and back, Azerbaijan served as a safe and refreshing stopover. Azerbaijan is an ancient country that boasts of many historic cities, one of which is the city of Ganja.
Found on the Gjandzhachaj River at the foot of the Minor Caucasian Ridge, Ganja is not just an old Azeri city; it is one of the oldest, which is why it is considered the mother of all Azerbaijan cities. There are several reasons to visit this historic city; most of its [Read more…]